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First time fleet enema, did I do it right? Was very constipated...

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by michellexxx12 5 answers

So I just took a fleet enema for the first time because I was very constipated. I held it in and it almost immediately caused me to have bowel movement. I figured that because of this I let go of the enema too soon so I injected a few more times but after nothing really came out except for the ...

Is there a good alternative to Linzess?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by Karangahan 9 answers

Hello everyone. I have been prescribed by my doctor with Linzess. I have chronic GI disorders abdominal, pain, feeling bloated (severely uncomfortable). I started yesterday but when I woke up this morning, I had this pain, distention in my whole abdomen that extended to both sides. I took 3 aspirin ...

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

Posted 6 May 2014 by lhoover1985 6 answers

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having ...

Is it possible for amitiza to cause weight gain?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by annanoeld 1 answer

Hello- for the past 3 months I have been taking amitiza for my ibs in combination with dulcolax. After months of not seeing results from other medications, this actually worked! I am no longer chronically constipated, and my doctors are considering dropping the dosage given my progress. HOWEVER in ...

Could Kristalose cause a child to vomit for days and not keep food down?

Posted 2 days ago by Daisy205 0 answers

Ever since my granddaughter got switch from Miralax to Kristalose powder she has not been the same. She has problems with BM for years and forms hard balls , now she throws up and can't keep anything down. Her dose was 3 packs in the morning in a sippy cup and I think that dose was too much ...

I have had chronic IBS for most of my adult life at least 30 years. My Dr. finally put me on Linzes?

Posted 24 May 2017 by Petspike1 1 answer

I have had chronic IBS for most of my adult life at least 30 years. Having a bowel movement every 3 days was nothing. In fact it was the norm for me. When it kept getting worse with my fight to have a bowel movement my Dr.put me on Linzess which was an answer to a prayer. I had bowel movements ...

Magnesium Citrate - How long does it usually take after taking 10 ounces of citrate?

Posted 2 Mar 2017 by Joe Seneca 0 answers

I've been constipated for a week and I took bysodyl how long should it take before the citrate work

Amitiza and coccyx pain?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Aimee1973 0 answers

Hello, has anyone noticed haveing pain near or on the top of the tailbone after taking amitiza? I have the most severe pain around the coccyx bone. I have to take a otc pain meds to get relief, every time I take one. I have been taking amitiza for about a month, and can deal with other side effects ...

HSS constipation continued with Amitiza?

Posted 2 May 2017 by Betty59 0 answers

I began taking Amitiza at the suggestion if my PCP. I've always had the constipation/diarrhea cycle for as long as I can remember; I've become so immune to not having BM's that I went 10+ days without BM. I've taken Miralax on a regular basis but it took 2 doses of magnesium ...

Kristalose Dosage Help?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Sasha24 0 answers

My hepatologist prescribed me Kristalose (20 mg in 4 oz water) 3 times daily. After 3 doses my first day, (every 3-4 hours) I experienced major intestinal gas build up before finally having a movement two days later. It was A LOT and VERY unusual for me! I experienced shaking and nausea. I ...

How does Trulance work?

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Using Linzess on a single day while on an Amitiza cycle?

Posted 24 Apr 2017 by oswaldjude 0 answers

Hello, is it okay to switch randomly to Linzess on certain days when on a Amitiza cycle? I have stock of Linzess that no longer works, so I was prescribed Amitiza. (It does work sometimes). On days that I feel Linzess will work, and I am overhydrated and won't be in any hurry next morning, ...

Magnesium Citrate - Really need help! Question regarding severe constipation?

Posted 22 Jun 2016 by ElleLynne 2 answers

I had colon surgery 4 years ago. My colon literally ripped in two from severe constipation & diverticulitis. I take Relistor injections (which is a opioid blocker). Miralax, senna, mineral oil used on occasion. I feel like I just need to get cleaned out. Will Magnesium Citrate pills do that? ...

Lactulose - Can it be frozen with a juice to make it tolerable? When my husband takes the liquid?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by Gag2017 2 answers

... plain he gags and ends up puking. Can't read some of above. Can the liquid be mixed with Kefir and still be effective? His is 10 Gm/15ml Sil Hi/T. Does freezing Lise its effectiveness?

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